In Saint Augustine's Confessions, he recounts his journey from being a young atheist living large and looking for answers with his intellect, to his eventual conversion to Christianity through the efforts of his mother, and the peace and security he found in his faith. I found this book interesting more theoretically than in actuality.
The Confessions of Saint Augustine: The Autobiography of a Prodigal Who Became a Saint by Saint Augustine. Simon and Schuster. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.
Although autobiographical narrative makes up much of the first 9 of the 13 books of Augustine’s Confessiones (c. 400; Confessions), autobiography is incidental to the main purpose of the work. For Augustine, “confessions” is a catchall term for acts of religiously authorized speech: praise of God, blame of self, confession of faith.
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The Confessions of Saint Augustine, by Saint Augustine In The Confessions, Saint Augustine addressed himself eloquently and passionately to the enduring spiritual questions that have stirred the minds and hearts of thoughtful men since time began. Written A.D. 397, The Confessionsare a history of the young Augustine's fierce struggle to.Learn More
Augustine’s Confessions is a masterpiece of world literature. Written by Augustine at the height of his philosophical and rhetorical skills, the Confessions is at once autobiographical, philosophical, theological, and psychological. The aim of the eight essays commissioned for the present volume is to provide an examination and discussion of some of the philosophical issues raised by Augustine.Learn More
St. Augustine, also called Saint Augustine of Hippo, original Latin name Aurelius Augustinus, (born November 13, 354, Tagaste, Numidia (now Souk Ahras, Algeria)—died August 28, 430, Hippo Regius (now Annaba, Algeria); feast day August 28), bishop of Hippo from 396 to 430, one of the Latin Fathers of the Church and perhaps the most significant Christian thinker after St. Paul.Learn More
Saint Alypius of Thagaste was bishop of the see of Tagaste (in what is now Algeria) in 394.He was a lifelong friend of Saint Augustine of Hippo and joined him in his conversion (in 386; Confessions 8.12.28) and life in Christianity. He is credited with helping establish Augustine's monastery in Africa.Most of what is known about him comes from Augustine's autobiographical Confessions.Learn More
On the Road with Saint Augustine book. Read 196 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is not a book about Saint Augustine. In a wa.Learn More
Saint Augustine The Life of Augustine Augustine was born in North Africa in AD 354 in the city of Thagaste. His father, Patricius, was a pagan and his mother, Monica, a devoted Catholic who relentlessly prayed for her son 's salvation. Saint Augustine of Hippo wrote Confessions between AD 397 and AD 398.Learn More
This thesis looks at the widely acknowledged but largely unexplored relationship between Augustine’s Confessions and Rousseau’s Confessions. In particular, it argues that Rousseau’s text demonstrates an indebtedness to both Augustine’s treatment of time within eternity and the political figure of the Christian preacher.Learn More
Augustine is already a Christian intellectually at the beginning of Book VIII of his Confessions, but he is not able to relinquish his worldy affairs. 1 A prompting of God causes Augustine to seek out the counsel of Simplicianus, Ambrose’s spiritual father and successor as the Bishop of Milan. 2 Simplicianus congratulates Augustine for studying the Platonists, in particular, the Neo.Learn More
Augustine's Confessions is not an autobiography in the literal sense, but is rather an autobiographical framework for a religious, moral, theological, and philosophical text. Augustine explores the nature of God and sin within the context of a Christian man's life. The work can thus be viewed as both a discursive document and a subjective personal story.Learn More
St Augustine is now the patron saint of brewers (among other things, including printers), thanks to his former life of drinking, partying, and worldly ambitions. In modern times, Catholics and other believers who struggle with addictions and hard to break habits may pray to St Augustine for help with their troubles. What Did St Augustine Achieve?Learn More
Augustine's Conversion St. Augustine, apart from Jesus Christ and the Apostle Paul, is arguably the most influential figure in the history of Christianity.Learn More
The last three books of The Confessions, unrelated to the preceding account of Saint Augustine's early life, are an allegorical explanation of the Mosaic account of Creation. Throughout the work, the narrative, addressed to God, is interspersed with prayers, meditations, and instructions, many of which today are to be found in the liturgies of all sects of the Christian Church.Learn More